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1 ENGAGE O C T O B E R Life at the DAC includes many unique and memorable experiences that help our members celebrate a special kind of togetherness.

2 TOWN HALL MEETING Monday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 a.m. DAC President Michael Ottaway, members of the Board of Directors and Executive Manager Ted Gillary will present Vision 2015 including DAC Experience projects, a Club financial overview and look into the future. The morning session will offer complimentary continental breakfast while the evening will bring complimentary hearty hors d oeuvres and a chit bar. Attire: Business Casual Reservations recommended WOMEN OF THE DAC RECEPTION Thursday, Oct. 17 from 5-8 p.m. Gather in the Reading Room for an opportunity to meet fellow female members, exchange stories and wisdom while enjoying hors d oeuvres. The evening will showcase DAC Mixologist Lola Gegovic who will stir tastings of the Last Word. Cost: $40/Person Attire: Business Professional ponsor: Membership Development Committee DIA TOUR Friday, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. Tour the DIA s special exhibit Watch Me Move: The Animation how, featuring an extensive animation show and iconic moments of artists like Tim Burton and Walt Disney. 5 p.m. Registration at DAC, 5:30 p.m. Depart for DIA, 6 p.m. Docent Presentation & exhibition tour, 7:30 p.m. Reception at the DAC Cost: $50/Person; ponsor: Art & Architecture Committee CHILDREN WIM LEON Beginning aturday, Oct. 19 Fall session will begin on Oct. 19 and continue on aturdays for eight weeks: Oct. 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23; and Dec. 7, 14. For more information or to register, contact Blerta piro at or (313) Level 1 Introduction to Water kills Level 2 Fundamental Aquatic kills Level 3 troke Development Level 4 troke Improvement Level 5 troke Refinement Cost: $75/Child or $90/Child if no Athletic Membership MARATHON WATER TATION VOLUNTEER TILL NEEDED unday, Oct. 20 Not in the race but want to be a part of the Detroit Free Press/ Talmer Bank Marathon? ign up as a DAC water station volunteer. Contact Tony tanza at to join the fun. Make reservations at thedac.com or call (313) = ingles mixer tables Prices do not include 6% sales tax or 20% service charge. Information is subject to change. Members and guests attending a DAC special event, program, class or any DAC activity become subject to photography. Images of members and/or guests are used throughout all Club communications without written consent. Members who do not wish to be photographed should notify the DAC News in advance at (313) DAC NEW OCTOBER

3 DAC DINING ABBEY MENU DEBUT Inspired by local farm to table and lake to plate offerings, the culinary team presents a full buffet and salad bar offering daily hot specials. Indulge in a new variety of simply grilled satays, small plates, burgers, paninis and dessert creations. TIR IT UP Mixology at the DAC blends diverse member tastes with unique combinations inspired by leading destinations around the world. Enrich your evening with fellow members over an expert wine list, cocktails and small plate creations in the Tap Room. BEER OCIETY Join this new society for brew lovers. Regular membership is $40/member and includes assistance ordering cataloged beer, engraved DAC beer glass to be used in the Abbey and Tap by Beer ociety members only, a 15 percent discount on all beer purchased in the Abbey, Tap and at Beer ociety events. Contact Nikki Charbonneau at (313) INGLE MALT EAON The DAC ingle Malt ociety commenced this month. Reserve your one-year subscription for $50/member including 15 percent off all single malt cotch in the Tap and Grill, personalized bottle tags with preferred pricing, specialty glassware, quarterly seminars, monthly catalogues and more. Reserve online and find a complete list of Club dining hours at thedac.com. LION TAILGATE BAH undays, Oct. 20, 27 at 11 a.m. Relax with family, friends or clients during the biggest Lions tailgate in Detroit. Enjoy a delicious pre-game buffet with build your own Bloody Marys and specialty craft cocktails. Pavilion Pub opens at 10:30 a.m. on this and all tailgate game days. Children can enjoy a football toss, face painting and a Lions high energy drum line performance. Drinks only section available. tadium Pavilion will be open post-game. Cost: $36/Adult, $16/Child 11 and under Attire: Tailgate Casual, denim permitted CHUCK DAVEY BOXING CLAIC Wait list available Friday, Oct. 25 ave your place now at this black tie event to watch boxing teams from the U.. Air Force, Naval and Military Academies compete in the ring. 6 p.m. Cocktails, 7 p.m. Dinner, 8:30 p.m. Boxing Classic Cost: $180/Person (tax and service charge included, chit bar available) All tables accommodate 10 maller reservations at mixer tables One month cancellation policy CHILDREN HALLOWEEN PARTY aturday, Oct. 26 from noon - 2 p.m. Dress up in your favorite costume to enjoy an afternoon of Halloween family fun. Enjoy a delicious buffet of mysterious foods and secret potions, a spooktacular haunted house, candy, pumpkin decorating and more. New this year, enjoy a one-hour, interactive scientific show by Mad cience. This event doubles as a great birthday party. Cost: $30/Adult or child ages 4-11 (kids 3 and younger are free) Attire: Business Casual or costume GRAND CAYMAN CUBA TRIP aturday, Oct Friday, Nov. 1 Rooms are reserved at the Cobalt Coast Resort near West Bay. Learn underwater photography for every diving skill level. Open water certification will be available for new divers. Contact Jerry Rock for details at FALL FAHION HOW Wait list available Wednesday, Oct. 30 Neiman Marcus will present this year s runway show featuring the hottest looks of the season. Celebrate top designers with a catwalk presentation and delicious plated lunch. 11 a.m. Cocktails and makeup tutorials, Noon Lunch, 12:30 p.m. Fashion how, 1 p.m. hop featured designs Cost: $55/Person (includes $100 Neiman Marcus facial card) Attire: Business ponsor: Ladies Activities Committee INGLE MALT TATING Wednesday, Oct. 30 beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy the first official tasting of the cotch season with an evening of hors d oeuvres prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Brennan followed by a cotch nosing. Don t forget to end your night in the Grill Room for a special prix fixe menu. 6 p.m. Cocktails per member subscription & hors d oeuvres, 6:45 p.m. ingle malt tasting Cost: $20/ingle Malt member or $25/Non ingle Malt member ponsor: ingle Malt ociety 12 DAC NEW OCTOBER 2013

4 MEMBER V. TAFF FITNE CHALLENGE Complete by Thursday, Oct. 31 Try 10 challenging, exciting events to test your athletic abilities with a chance to beat the staff. Do you have it in you? Prizes will be awarded to winners. Win one event or win them all. Contact Tony tanza for details at EXECUTIVE HOT JERRY NORCIA Friday, Nov. 1 DAC Executives Club presents Jerry Norcia, head of the Natural Gas Division at DTE. An expert on new methods of oil and gas exploration, Norcia will discuss the unharnessed wealth of energy resources in America. 11:15 a.m. Networking, Noon Luncheon Cost: $15/Exec. Club member or $20/Non-Exec. Club member GREAT LAKE ART RECEPTION Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 5-7:30 p.m. Join us for a reception to showcase the artwork of several important 19th and 20th century maritime painters. Detroit Historical ociety enior Curator, Joel tone will speak about the collection and answer any questions. The exhibition is on display on the Third Floor through January. 5 p.m. Registration, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cocktails and hors d oeuvres Cost: $30/Person; ponsor: Art & Architecture Committee PROGREIVE CIGAR NIGHT DINNE Featuring the Padron label Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. Enjoy an elegant evening sampling cigars from the Padron Label. Cut your first cigar at the DAC and stroll down the block to La Casa de la Habana for cocktails, hors d oeuvres and your first smoke. Return to the Club for an exceptional meal prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Brennan as well as exclusive raffle prizes, wines and cordials by subscription. Cost: $165/Person includes five featured label cigars; Attire: Black Tie Optional Chairmen: Tony Magdowski, Frank Mamat, John Boyle and George Ghazal Limited seating available Two week cancellation policy BEAVER PEAKER Thursdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21 Join the Beavers for three diverse speakers starting with Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy. Beavers Turkey Day will follow, presenting Jim Brandstatter, voice of the Detroit Lions and U of M football. The last lunch will bring DNR Director Keith Creagh. Open to Beavers and their guests only. Reservations are required at thedac.com. Call (313) to join the Beavers. Noon Basketbrawl, 12:30-1 p.m. Cocktails and lunch, 1-1:45 p.m. peakers Attire: Business Casual Permitted ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE Champagne Preview: Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 5:30-8 p.m. Take a sneak peek at all of the new vendors at this year s Holiday Boutique while enjoying champagne and hors d oeuvres. Cost: $22/Person Attire: Business Casual Luncheon Buffet: Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 11:30 a.m. Kick off the holiday shopping season with a spectacular array of holiday and boutique items. Enjoy open shopping from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost: $32/Person Attire: Business Casual ponsor: Ladies Activities Committee PROPECTIVE MEMBER RECEPTION Thursday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. Invite friends and associates to the next reception and enjoy complimentary cocktails, hors d oeuvres and Clubhouse tours. Next reception will be held on Dec. 12. Reservations required with Membership at (313) or PHEAANT HUNT aturday, Nov. 23 Join this four and a half hour guided pheasant hunt at Hunter s Creek Club. This five pheasant per hunter release welcomes trained hunting dogs. Lunch begins at noon followed by the hunt. Enjoy special hors d oeuvres and refreshments while guides clean your catch. Cost: $230/R&G Club member or $240/Non R&G Club member ponsor: Rod & Gun Club MIRACLE ON MADION Join the Community Outreach Committee s annual charity drive in conjunction with DAC Family Christmas Open House events Dec. 2-4 and 7. Unwrapped, unused clothing and toys will give hope to Detroit families in need through a select charity. Watch for more details in epreview and other DAC communications. DAC NEW OCTOBER

5 CLUB CALENDAR LITERARY CLUB Friday, Oct. 18 at Noon Book: March Violets by Phillip Kerr Reserve with lunch selection through Membership at (313) or FIRT TUEDAY Tuesday, Oct. 1 Tuesday, Nov. 5 Cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m. Contact Amanda Kortas at (313) for details. INTERMEDIATE Oct. 6 Lions Brunch Oct. 14 Council Meeting Nov. 8 Bowling Night Nov. 11 Council Meeting BUINE ROUNDTABLE Tuesday, Nov. 19 To join Business Roundtables, contact Nancy Rudnick at or call (313) For your convenience reservations may now be made online at thedac.com. BEHIND THE CENE AT THE PARADE COMPANY aturday, Nov. 23 Experience the excitement of the Thanksgiving Parade at the home of the Parade Company. On this unique tour, you will hear the story, learn the secrets and see the elements of this leading parade. Get a sneak peek at unique floats in the works while meeting parade artists and craftsmen. 10 a.m. Registration, 10:30 a.m. Bus departs DAC, 11 a.m. Tour, 12:30 p.m. Return for lunch at DAC Cost: $50/Adult or $35/Child under 11 (bus, tour and lunch) Attire: Business Casual, no denim ponsor: Ladies Activities Committee LION HALL OF FAME BUFFET Nov. 24, 28 and Dec. 22 beginning at 11 a.m. Don t miss this exclusive buffet for football fans. Join fellow members and friends on the econd Floor for pre-game festivities before heading over to Ford Field. Build your own Bloody Marys and enjoy full beverage service. Please note the Thanksgiving Day game buffet on Nov. 28 will be in the Assembly Room. The Dec. 22 tailgate will begin at 2 p.m. in the Abbey. Cost: $36/Adult, $15/Child 11 and under Attire: Business Casual, no denim THANKGIVING EVE FAMILY NIGHT Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 6-9 p.m. Join local Girl cout Troops for craft activities, gingerbread house building, swimming and a children s buffet. Chit bar available. Cost: $12/Child or $20/Adult (crafts and buffet) Attire: Business Casual THANKGIVING DAY PARADE PREFERRED EATING Thursday, Nov. 28 With prime parade parking and exclusive member seating, the DAC is the perfect place for Thanksgiving Day festivities. Join us before the parade for apple cider, hot chocolate, coffee, apples and snacks before heading to the grandstands. 7:30 a.m. Registration at the DAC Cost: $40/Person (bleacher seat and pre-parade refreshments) or $7 (refreshments only) Attire: Casual denim in New Court only Outside event cancellation policy THANKGIVING DINNER TO-GO Thursday, Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Order a complete dinner prepared by the DAC culinary team to pick up at the Madison Avenue entrance on Thanksgiving Day. Additional options include savory dressing, sweet potatoes with pecan glaze, giblet gravy and dinner rolls. These meals may not be offered as auction items or gifts. Packages range from $ View package details at thedac.com 14 DAC NEW OCTOBER 2013

6 THANKGIVING DAY BUFFET Thursday, Nov. 28 eatings from 1-6 p.m. Don t miss DAC s elaborate Thanksgiving Buffet, packed with all the traditional Thanksgiving fare as well as DAC holiday favorites. Cost: $42/Adult, $20/Child 3-11 FATHER ON PARTY aturday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Join a special DAC tradition complete with lunch, bowling, diving for dollars and a gift for every child age 18 or under. Cost: $39/Person; FAMILY CHRITMA OPEN HOUE Dinner: Monday, Dec. 2 through Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 5:30 p.m. anta arrives at 5:30 p.m. Brunch: aturday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. anta arrives at 11 a.m. Celebrate a traditional DAC Christmas featuring a fabulous holiday buffet, carolers, photos and videos with anta Claus and a gift for each child. Photographs and videos will be available for an additional cost. Bring and update last year s video. Cost: $43/Adult, $26/Child 4-11, $12/Child 3 and under INTERMEDIATE HOLIDAY PARTY aturday, Dec. 7 at 9 p.m. Don t miss this exciting event where the Assembly Room transforms into an exclusive nightclub. Enjoy live entertainment by DJ Marquis, photos with anta, hearty hors d oeuvres and more. Cost: $30/Intermediate or guest, $40/Resident or guest HOLIDAY LUNCHEON BUFFET Friday, Dec. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Celebrate the holidays with your colleagues, staff members and friends and enjoy Executive Chef Kevin Brennan s special holiday buffet in the elegance of the Main Dining and Pontchartrain rooms. Listen to strolling musicians and carolers while you dine. Cost: $38/Person; ELF THE MUICAL LUNCH & HOW aturday, Dec. 14 Join Buddy the Elf on his journey from the North Pole to New York City to find his father in the hilarious tale of Elf the Musical. Enjoy a decadent lunch created by Executive Chef Kevin Brennan then stroll across the street for an unforgettable, not to be missed performance. 11:45 a.m. Lunch at the DAC, 2 p.m. Performance at Detroit Opera House Cost: $108/Adult or $95/Children 11 and under (lunch and premium ticket) ponsor: Ladies Activities Committee YAC PITON CLINIC aturday, Dec. 14 The Pistons Academy will conduct two 90-minute skill sessions and showcase a performance by the Flight Crew dunk team. Times are 9-11:10 a.m. for grades 1-3 and 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. for grades 4-6. Guests are welcome but space is limited. For details, contact Rob Barr at (313) or Cost: $50/Child (includes t-shirt) MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL BAH Monday, Dec. 16 at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy DAC s prime location before the big game against the Baltimore Ravens. Experience a superb buffet and bar specials as you watch pre-game festivities on DAC plasma screens. Don t miss this fabulous event. All DAC members and guests must be registered with Catering before arriving on DAC property. Registration does not guarantee parking. Cost: $36/Adult; $15/Child 11 or under Attire: Business Casual, jersey permitted over collared shirt HOLIDAY BALL Friday, Dec. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Traditional carolers perform in the lobby during cocktails around the iconic DAC Christmas tree. avor the holidays with a memorable four course meal crafted by Executive Chef Kevin Brennan. Enjoy the rest of your evening with friends and family dancing to live entertainment. Cost: $105/Person or $85/Intermediate Attire: Black Tie DAC NEW OCTOBER

7 LADIE PA DAY aturday, Jan. 4 beginning at 8 a.m. tart the New Year off right with a relaxing day at the Club. Treat a friend, family member or colleague. pace is limited to two guests per member. ervice prices vary and are not included with the general admission price. There are limited time slots for each service, so sign up early to reserve your space. Reserve your spa services beginning Nov. 18 by calling the Tranquility pa at (313) Cost: $55/Person (light breakfast, exercise classes, mini-make overs and lunch) ponsor: Ladies Activities Committee PORT CONDITIONING PROGRAM Get off the bench and back into the game. Condition before leagues begin, then run everyone off the court. Former high school and college star Don Fowler will get you in the best shape possible. Individual and group rates available. Contact Don at AUTO HOW PREVIEW NIGHT Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 Preview Night Dinner: 9 p.m. (shuttle 6-10 p.m.) upply a Charity Preview ticket and enjoy round trip shuttle to Cobo Hall, fivecourse dinner and live entertainment throughout the evening. Cost: $150/Person; Attire: Black Tie Two-week cancellation policy Cancellations after Jan. 3 charged full price if not re-booked Pre-Reception from 5-6:30 p.m. Preview Night Dinner guests only are invited to also attend a private gathering with butler passed hors d oeuvres and premium cocktails before shuttling to Cobo. Cost: $50/Person; Attire: Black Tie BEAVER PRING BREAK March 1-8, 2014 Join the Beavers at Villa Premiere Hotel and pa in Puerto Vallarta. Deluxe oceanfront rooms with balcony are $2,300 inclusive. Room upgrades are available. Contact Kristi Lewis at (313) ATHLETIC AT THE DAC Athletic members of the DAC are invited to engage in a dynamic collection of complimentary fitness classes. From gentle yoga that releases tension, to resistance spinning and strengthening Pilates, discover ideal, fun workouts that promote peak physical form. Classes cater to all skill and fitness levels and welcome first time participants. Find extra challenge with a paid Boot Camp course that combines intense interval and military style training. Visit the member Athletics section at thedac.com for a current, complete fitness class schedule. For details, contact Athletics at (313) HEALTH & WELLNE october spa specials the athletics and wellness experience at the dac aims to improve the quality of life through personal growth and camaraderie. Treatments of Two Couples may indulge in a one-hour aromatherapy massage and choice of ignature Express Facial or a Tranquility Manicure & Pedicure combo Luxurious Almond Manicure (45 min.) and Hot Basalt tone Pedicure (60 min.) Enjoy 10% off all Michigan-made products including Eve Organics, Mineral Essential, Marmalade Hills and Getting Back to Nature extended weekend massage hours Enjoy a weekend massage aturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. or unday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. unday appointments must be scheduled by 3 p.m. on the aturday prior To purchase a gift certificate visit or call Tranquility pa at (313) DAC NEW OCTOBER 2013

8 CLUB WITHIN THE CLUB BEAVER Every Thursday, October - March, wimming Beavers play basketbrawl in the pool while Land Beavers enjoy cocktails in the Gymnasium. Both groups then come together for lunch and a presentation by a prominent local speaker. Illene Lipski: (313) BEER OCIETY Enjoy exclusive benefits such as free beer tasting at Back to the Club Night, 15 percent beer discounts in the Tap and Abbey and your personal engraved DAC beer glass. Nikki Charbonneau: (313) BLACKBALLER Blackballers (squash, racquetball, handball and basketball) teams and individuals compete in leagues, round robins and tournaments. Illene Lipski: (313) BOWLER Over 900 DAC members belong to this group, the largest private bowling program in the nation. Women s, Men s, Youth and Mixed leagues have fun on the lanes Monday through aturday. Tom Reaume: (313) BUINE ROUNDTABLE Diverse professionals from varying fields form the Club s networking group. ix luncheon sessions each year foster strong business relationships. Nancy Rudnick: (313) DAC EXECUTIVE The DAC Executives Club meets on the first Friday of the month for a luncheon speaker, from the local business, political or educational community special events held throughout the year. Beth Laskowski: (313) FIRT TUEDAY Ladies meet for cocktails and/or dinner on the first Tuesday of each month. The informal group is open to any member seeking culture and socialization. Amanda Kortas: (313) FITNE CLUB Get fit while socializing and enjoy healthy cooking events, a triathlon or marathon and special workout programs. Illene Lipski: (313) LITERARY CLUB The Literary Club meets at noon on the third Friday of each month to enjoy a delicious lunch and lively book discussion. Katherine Levin: (313) ROD & GUN CLUB Get outdoors with the Rod and Gun Club. Fly-fishing, small game hunting, wild game cooking demonstrations and gun safety classes are just a few of the club s fun annual events. Veronica Perelli: (313) INGLE MALT OCIETY Join energy-filled tastings, guest speakers, trips and 15 percent off ingle Malts in the Tap and Grill. Also enjoy bottle tags, Grill Room discounts and specialty glassware. Jerry Cremin: (313) NORKELER & DIVER CLUB Learn basic instruction on technique through certification. Enjoy social and educational programs and a group trip to an exotic destination each year. Participants 12 years and older. Jerry Rock : WINE OCIETY Enjoy wine tastings, guest speakers, trips and the privilege to buy wholesale wine for home. Members save 10 percent on monthly food and wine pairings in the Grill Room and pre-registration for International Wine Dinners. Jerry Cremin: (313) YOUTH ACTIVITIE CLUB This group was formed to offer DAC children, ages 1 to 15, and families, unique and cherished experiences that create time honored, lasting memories. The club holds no formal meetings but endeavors to offer events each month including the youth triathlon and Tigers tailgates. Beth Laskowski: (313) DAC NEW OCTOBER

9 OCTOBER AT THE DAC unday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday aturday First Tuesday Racquetball eason Begins quash Boaster Handball Doubles Ballroom Dance Class quash Doubles Executives Club Tom Wilson Intermediates Lions Brunch 35 & Up Basketball Handball ingles Business Roundtables Open Basketball Beavers eason Opener Prospective Member Reception Ballroom Dance Class Bowlers Napa Trip Begins Bingo Dinner Blitz Handicap quash Tournament Intermediates Council Meeting Health creening Day Rod & Gun Club Meeting Beavers Luncheon Ballroom Dance Class Women of the DAC Reception Red Mountain Resort pa Trip Begins Literary Club DIA Tour Children s wim Lessons Lions Tailgate Bash Detroit Free Press/ Talmer Bank Marathon Beavers Luncheon Ballroom Dance Class Chuck Davey Boxing Classic Children s Halloween Party Children s wim Lessons cuba Grand Cayman Trip Begins Lions Tailgate Bash Town Hall Meeting Town Hall Meeting Neiman Marcus Fall Fashion how ingle Malt Tasting Beavers Luncheon EAON HIGHLIGHT Nov. 6 Great Lakes Art Reception Nov. 24 Lions Hall of Fame Buffet Dec. 7 Intermediates Holiday Party Nov. 7 Progressive Cigar Night Dinner Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Eve Family Night Dec. 13 Holiday Luncheon Buffet Nov Annual Holiday Boutique Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go Dec. 14 Elf the Musical Lunch & how Nov. 14 Prospective Member Reception Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Day Buffet Dec. 14 YAC Pistons Clinic Nov. 23 R&G Club Pheasant Hunt Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Lions Game Dec. 16 Monday Night Football Nov. 23 Behind the cenes Nov. 30 Father/on Party Dec. 20 Holiday Ball of the Parade Company Dec. 2-4 & 7 Family Christmas Open House Dec. 22 Lions Hall of Fame Buffet 18 DAC NEW OCTOBER 2013